Skip to main content

Village Potters Of Onda

Movies Preview

movies
Village Potters Of Onda


Published 1966
Topics pottery, Japan, craft


'Village Potters of Onda' (1966) 27m, dir. Edith Sperry. Shows the activities and ways of life of Japanese folk potters in Onda, a romote village in the mountains of North Central Kyushu, Japan. Presents a detailed account of traditional pottery - making techniques which have remained relatively unchanged for more than250 years. 9 families in village make pottery, including Sakamoto, Yunase (sp?), Kokakuro (sp?). Techniques originated in Korea. Use a total of 7 glazes, kiln is fired every two months, uphill stoking of progressive kiln chambers.


Run time 26:14
Producer Edith Sperry
Production Company Edith Sperry
Sponsor Dr. Jerry Hiura
Audio/Visual sound, color

comment
Reviews

Reviewer: pheret - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 20, 2014
Subject: quite an interesting look
at a relatively pre-industrialized japanese village. quite well-done.
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
Academic Film Archive of North America
by J. Donald McIntyre
movies
eye 1,295
favorite 0
comment 0
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Stuart Roe
movies
eye 1,004
favorite 2
comment 0
Appalshop Archive
movies
eye 169
favorite 0
comment 0
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
image
eye 13
favorite 0
comment 0
Open Source Text Books
texts
eye 414
favorite 1
comment 0
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
image
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
Folkscanomy: Architecture
texts
eye 1,809
favorite 1
comment 0